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James D. Lynch

James D. Lynch, Esq., managing partner, has 31 years of legal experience, particularly in the area of civil litigation. In 1979, he was admitted to the New York State Bar and the United States District Court, Eastern and Southern Districts of New York. Mr. Lynch is a member of the New York State Bar Association (Trial Lawyer’s Section and Torts Insurance and Compensation Law Section), Nassau County Bar Association, Catholic Lawyers' Guild, and Chaminade Lawyers' Association.

After Mr. Lynch graduated from Georgetown University in 1975 and Fordham University School of Law in 1978, he worked for Mendes & Mount in Manhattan for eight years. As a member of the litigation department, he was responsible for a variety of civil cases from inception through trial and appeal. His State and Federal caseload included negligence, products liability, construction, libel, commercial, and employment litigation. In 1987, Mr. Lynch joined and formed Kutner & Lynch where he served as a partner.

In 1992, Mr. Lynch started his own firm, Lynch & Lynch, with his father, James W. Lynch, formerly a maritime attorney at Burlingham Underwood. For the past 17 years, Lynch & Lynch has specialized in civil litigation on behalf of insurance companies and self-insureds in State and Federal Courts.

Mr. Lynch is an experienced litigator and trial attorney defending churches and church schools and business entities in the areas of premises liability, construction accidents (sections 200, 240, 241 of the Labor Law), Federal Civil Rights claims, directors and officers, and products liability cases for over 30 years. Since the beginning of his career he has also been defending transportation-related accident cases for bus and truck companies, as well as automobile and boat owners.

Mr. Lynch is a well-respected and involved member of his community. He is active in a variety of organizations, such as the Garden City Kiwanis Club (Island Harvest Chairperson); Chaminade Golf and Tennis Open Committee (Committee Member and Past Chairman); Saint Anne’s Parish (Eucharistic Minister, Spirit Day Committee, Coach in Special Needs Program); Knights of Columbus (Concert Chairman); CYO Basketball Coach; Friendly Sons of Saint Patrick; and Garden City Western Property Owner’s Association.

 

James D. Lynch

James D. Lynch